The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mrs Ireti Kingibe of the Labour Party (LP) as the winner of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Senate seat.
Prof. Sanni Saka of the University, the INEC Returning Officer, announced the result on Tuesday in Abuja.
Saka said that Ireti polled 202,175 votes to emerge, winner, adding that Mr Philip Aduda of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 100,544 votes, while Angulu Dobi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) came third with 78,905 votes.
“I, Prof. Sanni Saka, thereby certify that I am the Returning Officer for the 2023 FCT Senatorial district election held on Feb. 25.
“The election was contested and the candidates received the votes as announced.
“That Ireti Kingibe, having satisfied the requirement of the law, has been declared the winner,” Saka said.